Lake District

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noun

a mountainous region in NW England containing many lakes: tourist center.

Compare Lake Poets.

Also called Lake Country.

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Examples from the Web for lake district

  • A railway from the coast to the lake-district is under construction.

    Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway


British Dictionary definitions for lake district

Lake District

noun

a region of lakes and mountains in NW England, in Cumbria: includes England's largest lake (Windermere) and highest mountain (Scafell Pike); national park; literary associations (the Lake Poets); tourist regionAlso called: Lakeland
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